ruby-debian - ruby interface for dpkg

Property Value
Distribution Debian Sid
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package name ruby-debian
Package version 0.3.9+b8
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 90 B
Download size 21.38 KB
Official Mirror
Description -


Package Version Architecture Repository
ruby-debian_0.3.9+b8_i386.deb 0.3.9+b8 i386 Debian Main
ruby-debian - - -


Name Value
libapt-pkg5.0 >= 0.8.0
libc6 >= 2.2.5
libgcc1 >= 1:3.0
libgmp10 -
libruby2.5 >= 2.5.0~preview1
libstdc++6 >= 4.1.1
ruby >= 1:2.5~0
ruby << 1:2.6~


Name Value
dpkg-ruby -
libdpkg-ruby -
libdpkg-ruby1.8 -
libdpkg-ruby1.9.1 -


Name Value
dpkg-ruby << 0.3.8~
libdpkg-ruby << 0.3.7~
libdpkg-ruby1.8 << 0.3.7~
libdpkg-ruby1.9.1 << 0.3.7~


Type URL
Binary Package ruby-debian_0.3.9+b8_amd64.deb
Source Package ruby-debian

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install ruby-debian deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install ruby-debian




2014-08-12 - Antonio Terceiro <>
ruby-debian (0.3.9) unstable; urgency=medium
* Move maintenance into the Ruby team; make the team the maintainer, and
myself and Ryan as uploaders
* Drop transitional packages
2011-12-20 - Ryan Niebur <>
ruby-debian (0.3.8) unstable; urgency=low
* rename package to ruby-debian for new Ruby library package
naming standards
* rename git repository and move to collab-maint
* convert debian/copyright to DEP5 format
- the license text says version 2 or any later version so point to
the GPL-2 file instead of the symlink
* correct hyphens in man page
* remove unused debian/dh_ruby and debian/
2011-09-04 - Ryan Niebur <>
dpkg-ruby (0.3.7) unstable; urgency=low
[ Francesco Poli (t1000) ]
* add file name to broken archive exception (Closes: #590146)
[ Ryan Niebur ]
* close files once they're parsed (Closes: #585448)
* Run dh-make-ruby and tweak things:
- policy 3.9.2
- move everything into dpkg-ruby package, the rest become
- simplified debian/rules
2010-08-26 - Julien Cristau <>
dpkg-ruby (0.3.6+nmu1) unstable; urgency=high
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Use StringValuePtr instead of the long-deprecated (and removed in ruby
1.9.1) STR2CSTR (closes: #593025).
2010-01-29 - Ryan Niebur <>
dpkg-ruby (0.3.6) unstable; urgency=low
* switch to ruby 1.9.1 (Closes: #565848)
2010-01-09 - Ryan Niebur <>
dpkg-ruby (0.3.5) unstable; urgency=low
* fix some file leaks (Closes: #564117)
2010-01-03 - Ryan Niebur <>
dpkg-ruby (0.3.4) unstable; urgency=low
* add myself to d/copyright, thanks to Barry deFreese
* move Build-Depends-Indep to Build-Depends (Closes: #563450)
2010-01-01 - Ryan Niebur <>
dpkg-ruby (0.3.3) unstable; urgency=low
* adopt package (Closes: #532927)
* add Vcs-* fields
* fix parsing .deb files, thanks to Junichi Uekawa (Closes: #390262)
* stop using regexps for lists of packages, that doesn't work for
large numbers (Closes: #552125)
* rewrite compare_versions to use C bindings to apt-pkg instead of
forking a dpkg process. this also makes the package arch:any.
(closes: #390332, #432269)
* fix README path and move it to libdpkg-ruby1.8 (Closes: 389273)
* set Standards-Version to 3.8.3
* clean up a bit, use dh7, etc
* add a ruby1.9 package (Closes: #528471)
* if running 'tar -t', filter stderr to remove 'Record size = foo
blocks' lines
2006-05-12 - Fumitoshi UKAI <>
dpkg-ruby (0.3.2) unstable; urgency=low
* man/dpkg-checkdeps. fix typo 'packges'
closes: Bug#351000
* man/dpkg-ruby.1. fix typos
closes: Bug#351001
* man/dpkg.rb.1. fix typo. 
closes: Bug#351002
* rename programs without .rb suffixes
dpkg.rb is shipped as an example only.
closes: Bug#220934
* stop building ruby1.6 module
closes: Bug#366583
* lib/debian.rb: pkgs_re_escape()
fix package names with '+' characters cause errors
closes: Bug#366202
* lib/debian.rb: fix wrong instance variable usage
debian.rb:712: warning: instance variable @file not initialized
closes: Bug#272760
2004-08-11 - Fumitoshi UKAI <>
dpkg-ruby (0.3.1) unstable; urgency=low
* lib/debian.rb: preserve @info['Description']
* fix description. closes: Bug#192815

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